PLoS Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering the full spectrum of the medical sciences. It began operation on October 19, 2004. It was the second journal of the Public Library of Science (PLoS), a non-profit open-access publisher. All content in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons "by-attribution" license. To fund the journal, the publication s business model requires in most cases that authors pay publication costs.

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